Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm PST
to be outer italian. >> rose: you've convinced me. >> gracia. at least i convinced one. we must do this again. so thank you. >> gracia, thank you very much. >> rose: we'll be back. stay with us. maestro gustavo dudamel, sir simon once called him quote the most astonishingly giftsed conductor i have ever come across. he is the music director of the simon bolivar symphony organize trav venz venses and the los angeles fill har fonic. here he is performing with the l.a. philharmonic. ♪ . >> rose: do you feel some sense of responsibility because of the position you hold now around the world to introduce the world to latin america and music? >> oh, absolutely, of course. but look, for us the most important thing is to put our music in the same level of how to say, of importance, as bthoven, as or nono, especially talking about modern composers. because when we talk about our music we are talking about music of the 20th century. especially 20th century and that is the important thing. can't you imagine, i was thinking this this is all new music for many people, you know. the concerts are sold out.